Technology | April 26, 2012

New Biodex Clear-Lead Panels Offer Alternative for Radiation Shielding Windows

April 26, 2012 — Biodex Medical Systems Inc. has announced the availability of its new Clear-Lead Panels. Clear-Lead is ideal for shatter resistance when a large undistorted radiation protection window is necessary. The panel easily can be cut with commonly used tools and fit to standard lead-lined window frames.

Clear-Lead is a transparent acrylic plastic containing 30 percent lead by weight. The panels offer effective radiation protection with superior light transmission, and are available in six different thicknesses; the amount of lead equivalent radiation protection is relative to the thickness.

For more information: www.biodex.com/panels

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